on someone's side

idiom

Definition of on someone's side

1 : supporting someone in his or her opinion, position, etc. Are you on my side or his? Whose side are you on, anyway?
2 : as an advantage He is not a very tall basketball player, but he does have quickness on his side.
3 : helping someone to succeed Luck seems to be on your side tonight. Time is on our side. We may well finish the project on time.

Comments on on someone's side

What made you want to look up on someone's side? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a wrong name or inappropriate designation

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!